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Private service at the convenience of family will be held for Joan A. Nelson, 83, of Mercer. She passed away at 10:53 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in VNA Inpatient Hospice, Butler.
Mrs. Nelson was born to Harvey and Ethel Marie Holl Strey in Milwaukee, Wis., on March 27, 1934. She married Richard J. Nelson on Sept. 17, 1955.
Joan was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Mercer.
Surviving are: her husband, at the residence; four sons, Rick Nelson and his wife Lisa, Dublin, Ohio; Mark Nelson and his wife Melissa, Bowling Green, Ky.; Scott Nelson and his wife Karen, Poland, Ohio; and Matt Nelson and his wife Robin, Cortland, Ohio; two sisters, Shirley Elsen, Midland, Mich., and Joyce Wagner in The Villages, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Clayton Nelson.

Joan A., 83, of Mercer.
Services: Private at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME Inc., 144 S. Pitt St., Mercer.
Published on October 2, 2017
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